At least two Iraqis were killed and eight more were wounded in the latest violence; however, no reports came out of Mosul where attacks occur on a daily basis. One U.S. Marine was killed in a non-combat incident.
One civilian was wounded during a blast in Baquba.
Across Diyala province, 23 al-Qaeda suspects were captured.
Eight suspected gunmen were arrested in Fallujah.
A rocket and an improvised explosive device were defused in separate parts of Hawija.